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Two year old school bus is giving the school board headaches
Compost site is open
Talking it over
Tigers prepare for back-to-back section title runs
Owls eliminated by B-E Chargers in Section 4-9 man
Prep Volleyball: Updated postseason pairings
Prep Football: Semifinal pairings
UMM defeats CSS for first time since 2008 (with video)
James M. Burnett
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor
Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
July 18, 2016
Sen. Al Franken pushes bills to help rural health
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota needs medical healing, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he has part of a cure. The Minnesota Democrat said Monday...
July 18, 2016 - 4:56pm
February 22, 2010
Franken program would offer wage subsidies to employers
U.S. Sen. Al Franken wants to try a successful Iron Range-authored 1980s jobs program to put more Americans back to work. The Minnesota Emergency Employment Development program, proposed by then-Gov.
February 22, 2010 - 3:19am
October 12, 2009
Students tell Franken of financial woes
MINNEAPOLIS -- Paul Strain said his family supports his college career, emotionally at least. But when it comes to money, he told U.S. Sen....
October 12, 2009 - 3:39pm
October 3, 2009
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Media doesn't laugh at Franken
ST. PAUL - National news reporters are at least a little frustrated with new Minnesota Sen. Al Franken. First, he seldom displays the humor he used as a comedian. Second, he doesn't talk to them. The Hill, a respected newspaper covering Congress, updated its readers about the Democrat...
October 3, 2009 - 5:58am
July 14, 2009
Franken staffers at Morris Senior Center July 15
U.S. Sen. Al Franken's staff is bringing the senator's state office on the road, including Morris. Franken staff members will be in towns across Minnesota so that constituents can meet with staffers to share their thoughts and concerns. Franken's staff will be at the Morris Senior...
July 14, 2009 - 4:15pm
July 7, 2009
Franken takes oath of office
Al Franken became Minnesota's second U.S. senator today, his hand holding the Bible that Paul Wellstone used when he was twice sworn into the...
July 7, 2009 - 7:21pm
July 1, 2009
Franken wins longest election
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Nearly 3 million Minnesotans voted for a U.S. Senate candidate eight months ago, but in the...
July 1, 2009 - 9:55am
June 30, 2009
Supreme Court rules for Franken
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court says Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sworn in...
June 30, 2009 - 1:55pm
May 1, 2009
Talking Points -- Finding a better way for Minnesota to cast votes
Late last fall, Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie was in Morris for a DFL fundraiser. As the featured speaker, he extolled the virtues...
May 1, 2009 - 5:04pm
April 24, 2009
Talking Points -- Coleman gets voters' ire but feels appeal is appropriate
Norm Coleman is doing some lobbying, which might be a career in his future should Minnesota's former U.S. Senator fail in his attempt to get a 312 vote defeat to Al Franken reversed by the Minnesota Supreme Court. Coleman spent some time this week getting in touch with media outlets...
April 24, 2009 - 6:26pm
Senate case to stretch into June
ST. PAUL - Minnesota will go at least until June without a second U.S. senator. The Minnesota Supreme Court's schedule to hear Norm Coleman's...
April 24, 2009 - 11:12am
April 13, 2009
Judges say Franken won election
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sent to Washington, a three-judge panel unanimously ruled Monday evening, but Minnesota...
April 13, 2009 - 9:57pm
April 7, 2009
Franken increases lead in recount
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Al Franken took a lead of more than 300 votes Tuesday as a three-judge panel counted U.S....
April 7, 2009 - 4:18pm
March 6, 2009
UMM students: Senate votes vital even as race drags on
By Karrah Anderson St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Minnesotans may be sick of hearing about the seemingly never-ending U.S. Senate election, recount and, now, trial, but many say that in the end it may produce more confidence in the electoral system. "Knowing how close it is,...
March 6, 2009 - 4:02pm
March 3, 2009
Franken opens case looking to protect victory
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Now it is Al Franken's turn. Franken's campaign started its case in Norm Coleman's U.S....
March 3, 2009 - 4:33pm